Versus 2 opening which is weak
with both majors
Double = Takeout for the minors. 2 = Natural. 3
response is a cuebid. 2NT = 15-18 balanced (respond as to a 2NT opening).
3 suit = Natural. 3 of a major response is a cuebid.
2 boards per segment/round (5-5)
6 boards per segment/round (5-4)
After: 2 - Pass - Pass and 2 - Pass - 2
same structure except that 2 - Pass -
2 - 3 is a
strong minor 1-suiter looking for a spade stopper for notrump.
AFTER: 2 - Pass - 2NT:
Double = Good hand.
Overcall = Natural.
After: 2 -
Pass - 3X:
Double = Takeout of suit bid
Others = Natural.
AFTER: 2 -
Double - Pass:
2 = Cuebid promising invitational or
2NT = Natural and invitational.
3 of a minor = To play.
3 = Natural and invitational
After: 2 - Double - 2, 3 or 3:
Double = Responsive
Minors = Natural and constructive.
Other major = Natural and constructive.
NT = Natural and constructive.
After: 2 - Pass - 2 - Pass -
Double = Light 3-suited takeout.
2NT = Light hand with both minors.